Arguing Against Arena Learning

In a recent article I wrote — Arguing Against Corridor Teaching — I made the case that students must be required to think universally and not in narrow niches of comfort.  Today, I challenge universities to honor that teaching code by requiring intimate learning opportunities in all circumstances they control.  You create that kind of careful environment using small class sizes and not
giant auditoriums.

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Arguing Against Corridor Teaching

We must always teach our children universal ideas.  The temptation to “corridor” teach them — instead of bending young minds open to other doorways for learning — is a national failing of a teaching philosophy.

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